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a little bit of a gamble, if you will, and go on the technology -- technological information we have as to where our crime was most occurring. we put the cops there and we've been fortunate to be able to keep the fatal gun and homicide countdown. ~ count down. so, with that -- >> chief, if i may, some of the statistics you just described are incredibly important to sucres for the public because i think a lot of times members of the public, they wonder why there aren't more patrol officers, why there's not more traffic enforcement, et cetera. a lot of times people don't fully understand how problematic it wattx of so many years we didn't have police academy classes and we saw the department strained, about 300 short right now. ~ so, that's why it was so positive that the mayor put three academy classes per year in the budget last year and made a commitment, i know, i believe and hope that the board has the same commitment to consistently fund three academy classes per year. because even with turning it around like we're trying to do, it's goingic to like another five years for the dep
. the grim reality of our fragile technology. >>> good evening to you. a whole lot of sunshine. yes, it was breezy and chilly. the sky is a beautiful shade of blue. find out how long the sunshine will stick around and when we're heading back to the 80s. >>> on any other day it could be the top story. the bay area shooting that is now the subject of an fbi investigation. a state issued flex alert. >>> in light of the boston marathon bombings bay area cities are beefing up security. >> linda yee shows us the precautions include an increased police presence at upcoming sporting events. >> reporter: for people in charge of emergency response bay areas they look at the worst scenarios that can happen. the boston bombings just ramped everything up a notch. san francisco police remain on high alert. any place crowds gather is where patrols are heavier. security is a top priority for the city's next big event. a 7-mile long race and party. 30,000 runners have already signed up. many more unregistered ones are expected to attend. race organizers expect changes because of what happened in bos
-year communication and technology plan for fiscal year 2013-2014 through fiscal year 2017-18 pursuant to administrative code section 22a.6. >> president chiu. >> thank you, mr. chair. again, i want to thank the members of the budget committee for the consideration and support of the five-year information and communication technology plan which i had several years ago in legislation asked that our city's i-t staff put together so that we can have a framework about how we plan invest in technology. and i do support the plan as it's laid out. one thing i would just notice, though, for colleagues is that over the next five years we have about $200 million of capital needs that we have within our ict areas and i think it's important for us to think about that, to think about how we can make government more efficient and effective through the use of technology, and to do this in a way that really increases public access and transparency. but all that being said, colleagues, i hope that you will be able to support this plan and i want to haltake a moment to thank the members of coyt and i-t
,000 gallons a day. it is the beginning of understanding and feeling comfortable with this technology that can be scaled up into eco districts and community scale systems, campus-type systems where in those situations when the water is reused and the numbers are much higher, 50,000, 100,000, 200,000 gallons a day, imagine the savings on that that you're getting. you're not purchasing freshwater and you're not using the sewer and being charged appropriately. this wastewater processing and reuse technology is cutting edge. and although it's been successfully implemented in other cities, it will be one of the first such installations in an urban office building. >> here is a city agency that treats wastewater, but they send no wastewater to the treatment facility. that says a lot. >> it's got a 12 gallon per day occupancy using 5,000 gallons per day with a building officing 1,000 people. that turns out to save over 2.7 million gallons a year. >> the public utilities commission runs water, power and sewer services for san francisco. we can't afford to be out of business after an earthquake. so, we
which will be helpful for technology companies. it allow are for facebook and other technology media companies to recruit americans for job before hiring foreign workers. they have long complained about a shortage of high skilled workers here in the u.s. >>> a man is accused of a shooting on the las vegas strip is due in court today. 27-year-old harris was extradited and had been held there since february 2elth. -- 28th. he is being charged with multiple counts including murder. >>> an suv slammed into a dental office which happened in sit is stress -- citrus heights. an elderly woman mistakenly stepped on a gas pedal sending her car into a building and the driver was not injured. >>> special events will be held today remembering the worst disaster in history. the annual parade and dinner will commemorate the san francisco earthquake. both take place this afternoon. now only one survivor will be here and that's winnie hook, only seven years old, she was only 2 when the quake destroyed her home in san jose. >>> there is some trouble in downtown oakland, what is going on, sal? >> that'
was she was telling us to go forward 2030 in term of technologies and looking back to today. but this conference with all the vendors we had here had an amazing impact on me as learning of new technologies. i really feel in the 21st century of different types of technologies. i'm not going to make any pitches here. but bottom line is we are learning and this conference to me, and i know for many of us here, it was a great learning experience. thank you. >> awesome, thank you. (applause) >> thank you. all right. if we don't have any more questions, i'm going to give it over to drew to do his little sales pitch up there. or any announcements that need to be made. >> [speaker not understood]. >> okay, do you want the microphone? i'll hold it. i'm kidding. here you go. >> i'm obviously part of the nonprofit [speaker not understood], i have a products company. and for what it's worth, it hasn't gone to development yet. but we have a one-coat film that so far is working on traffic signs with unlimited cleanings. once it goes to market we'll let you know at the 2013 conference. we'
numbers of calls, general day to day and how we're meeting those cole. calls. and i think as technology changes, responsiveness probably is improved and even just with major housing improvements like sprinklers in the s-r-os and other major improvements, it might reduce the number of calls to certain areas of town. ~ i know some stations like 34 and the outer richmond have a specific focus and are always needed for different needs around the ocean beach area. but just knowing some of that data would be helpful in understanding your budget. but i'm wondering will we get that information as the budget goes forward? >> certainly. and we'll have some of that information for you next week in terms of call volume, area of concentration, and then the guidelines by which we're mandated to provide responses both from the fire suppression side and the emergency medical response. >> thank you. >> we can have that for you next week and we'll follow-up with your office if there is anything specifically you'd like to see. >> thank you, chief. much appreciated. >> thank you. >> and at this point we'll
the impacts of extreme weather events, clean energy technologies and the threats of rising temperatures across the country. in contrast, we are not aware of any republican member who has spoken on the house floor about the dangers of climate change and the committee of jurisdiction is not even willing to hold a hearing to hear what the scientists and experts have to say about the issue. i have a message to house republicans, you can't make climate change go away by ignoring the problem. . . . the speaker pro tempore: for what purpose does the gentlewoman from washington rise? mrs. mcmorris rodgers: to address the house for one minute and to revise and extend my remarks. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. mrs. mcmorris rodgers: thank you, madam speaker. today, our hearts remain heavy -- our hearts are heavy for those who lost their lives on monday's unspeakable act of violence. for those who remain in critical condition, for the parents who lost their 8-year-old son, and for the families whose loved ones never came home from the boston marathon. while our sorrow is great, so, too, is o
looked at zones and with new technology we can where a taxi is and license it to be in certain places. none of the neighborhoods outside the corridor are being serviced. we expect to lay the foundation for using modern technology so i knowed have options. and then my second question is back to the directors question is the increase of the madalinas. and this is on the budget impact of shifting the pricing of the madalinas. i was looking through my comprehensive budget and what will be the impact to the raw budget? >> up until this point we haven't, you know, decided how many of the madalinas would be when we set a price we didn't know maybe every 10 we use the impact would be this. the math is if we were to secure authorization to get 1 hundred would be times 3 hundred thousand or so. that's the budget impact our if you recall when we were developing the two year budget we're conservative we didn't know where this process was going to go. so the question is the recommendation from 2 to 3 hundred would it yeast a revenue problem? no, i think we have a low enough 0 number we won't crea
in power, with sewer, with water that are not always proven technologies, but they're things that are enough proven you should take a bit of a risk and you should show others it can be done. >> we're showing the world, suddenly had wind turbines which they didn't have before. so, our team realizing that time would change, and realizing where the opportunities were today, we said, you know what, we started out as really something to control wind as an asset, when you combine today's technology becomes something entirely different. >> wind turbines in an urban environment is a relatively new concept. there are a few buildings in other major cities where they have installed wind turbines on the roof. and wind turbines in buildings are effective. >> the discussion was do we do that or not? and the answer was, of course. if they're not perfect yet, they're building a building that will last 100 years. in 100 years someone is going to perfect wind efficient turbines. if these aren't right, we'll replace them. we have time to do that. >> the building that's two renewable energy gene
if it takes a few years longer. >> mr. cavanaugh it seems to me because of modern technology and the fact everyone on earth seems to have a cell phone with them, camera with them, recording device, we're getting a jump perhaps. when you see a picture of a bag sitting in front of a storm fence and then you see it taken directly after the explosion and you see the smoke rising diagonally, anybody watching that can see how it's moving off to the upper left, you've got a pretty interesting lead to take a look at. how does that kind of information sort of pops on to the screen from an amateur do to the investigation? >> chris, it's a tremendous value to the investigator. there were many bombings over 3 1/2 decades. we had no picture at all. so you had this bombing, bombings, that was done in the crowded city center for the purpose of theater, terrorism theater. you had worldwide media. you had everybody with their electronic devices in the digital age. there's going to be pictures of the bomber. so when you're in command of a case like this, sad as the case is, it sure can be helpful to you to
people off. your technology coordinator lost his job and that might not be legal >> good morning. i'm a student at city college. i want to voice my opinion on the accreditation related to city college. i wanted to give a little bit of my story are city college has given me a second chance out of high school i wasn't prepared to go straight into a four-year but the city college has provided that he with that. i'm on track. and i've bend so much and if we continue to put education, you know, aside, you know, a lot of people, you know, have the are smart and capable, you know, we're going to be i guess not giving them the opportunity to succeed. and some of the city colleges are producing some the leader and many of my peers are going on to higher institutions. so, please keep city college in mind >> good morning, mr. chairman. i'm not going to sing to you but it's a real pleasure to address i today. as it was said it was approved by over 70 percent of san franciscans. i'm talking to you as a instructor. i want you to use the parcel taxes to be used for that purpose. it says that the
the skills that i needed to make one of those tech jobs mine. we teach cutting-edge engineering technology, computer information systems, networking and communications management -- the things that our students need to know in the world today. our country needs more college grads to help fill all the open technology jobs. to help meet that need, here at devry university, we're offering 4 million dollars in tech scholarships for qualified new students. learn more at devry.edu. . >>> good morning, clear skies, a lot of 50s, sunny mild and warmer with highs in the 70s. >>> here is a look at some of the top stories we are following, look at this, bullet holes in the window of a house in hayward. a woman in her house was sleeping when somebody opened fire and hit her once in the head and neck. she is undergoing surgery. >>> they broke out in the facility in the twin peeks neighborhood around 10:00 p.m. there is no word about these escapees, we don't know how old they are or even why they were in juvenile hall. >>> a man his wife and seven children escaped a burning house and the man by the i wa
with the technology knowledge. 1:26a.m. someone cut fiberoptic cables. first knocking out several 911 dispatch systems including gilroy's emergency police line which is still now. a moment later another cable cut sent phone and data systems down. >> they knew where to go for the fiberoptic, they knew where to cut. they also were able to take out very critical parts of the pg & e substation. >> reporter: the attacker used a high powered rifle, 30 to 40 shots. severely damaging five transmission banks at the sub station. pg & e said no one lost power. but they're asking the south bay to conserve power at least through midnight tonight as a precaution. reporting live in santa clara county, john fowler. >>> more sunshine and even warmerweather. i'll detail how high temperatures will climb. >> what goes on where your food is prepared. the app that will help you uncover your favorite restaurant's dirty little secret. >>> is the bombing in boston a wake up call for the bay area. >> if a natural disaster or terrorist attack happened here in the bay area. are the cities preparedded? i'll tell you the first rer
in this community and we have amazing technology and we have amazing business leaders and we want to highlight that and we are going to over the next six weeks. but, i'm focused also in highlighting what is happening for those that are or the things that are not yet great, we have 1.3 million people who are too poor to meet their basic needs and so what we are going to do by bringing the greatest game to the greatest city and region, is we are going to make this good for the entire community, and that is why this is going to be the most philentropic super bowl bid and hopefully super bowl and the nfl and the nation has ever seen and with that i would like to turn it over to mayor lee. >> thank you. thank you. >> good morning. daniel, thank you, again for your wonderful leadership, up our bay area super bowl committee and thank you, again, i still remember the very first time that we talked about what it was and what the 9ers meant to us and i want to thank you and the whole 49ers franchise for continuing to work on this wonderful legacy that we have with the 9ers and supporting if not helping
of each project such as location, construction technology and a purpose. the tower is a marvelous expression of mr. pally's -- commitment. please welcome cesar pally. [ applause ] >> this is a very important day for me today. i have been dreaming about this tower and the center for over 6 years. now, this is all going to be reality. i hope not for long we'll all gather here to celebrate the opening of the tower and the center. i have always loved san francisco. it's an incredible city. it's dynamic at the same time, it's gentle, it's an incredible place. we have designed the tower appropriate for this city. the tower will be a dynamic, elegant and very gracious. it will be building appropriate tower for this great city. now that it seems to be the tallest tower, but west of the mississippi, what a marvelous marker for this place. when you see it as a distance, this tower, you will know that the center is at it's space. when you arrive in san francisco from los angeles or san diego, you will be in this tower. so it's a marvelous combination to have the gateway to the city and the t
the things because arts, oftentimes when you talk to the employees of all the technology companies that i have been talking with every week and ask them what draws their talent to a city, the first three things they know whether it's public transportation, it's also the arts. because that's what keeps their creative mind functioning. and it's these institutions with their wonderful service and their continuing exhibitions, world renown exhibitions that introduce and keep their minds active and keeps the tremendous amounts of visitors coming to our city. i know how difficult it has been for board and for the president to make quick search, to matchup the right person with such an incredible institution as these are. i for one, know how difficult it is and when you are trying to do that when you are running government, i want to also say to the staff that i enjoyed mr. buchannon's leadershipa as much as you do, to fill those shoes with mr. bailey i'm excited because i trust the board of trustees, the time you took to select him, i'm going to welcome mr. bailey and look forward to and excite
networking. she served on president obama technology working group and delivered its group to congress and youth safety on the internet and you can read her plug. how's that for a plug? >> thank you very much. our parents guide is free and can be distributed at schools or parent nights or whatever, so we're happy to make them available to you at connect safety .org so a little bit more of the big picture. this is amazing panel of people who have resources and campaigns that can support and reinforce your fine work. so i am glad you stayedand we learned about bullying and preventions and solutions and just to reinforce getting the accurate picture bullying is a serious problem but it's not an epidemic. it's not on the rise. daift finkelhorn and director of the research center university of new hampshire and reviewed studies and bullying among youth is actually down in recent years. his colleague have actually stopped using the term of "bullying" and refer to peer aggression and i can go into definitions but i won't bore you. a subset of bullying is also not on the rise and based
flyers waking up in places they do not want to be. they are grounded. not by weather, but technology. the third largest airline still is not back on schedule this morning after a massive computer crash left thousands of passengers stranded. >> systems are down. i tried to check in online. the app isn't working. >> very frustrating. upsetting. not happy at all. >> reporter: the crash in computer system meant every ticket agent and gate agent saw their screens go dark. the same at the airline's operations center. no way to track bags, update schedules or flight plans. american had no choice. it stopped everything, grounding every plane. they were parked in chicago, miami and dallas. >> there's nothing you can do. you just have to stand in line and hope you can get on your flight. >> reporter: the cancellations started cascading before the day was over. nearly 800 flights never happened. embarrassed the ceo took to youtube to explain. >> unfortunately, in this case we had a software issue that impacted both our primary and backup systems. >> reporter: so all the airline could do was apo
't even use the richter scale anymore. we use a moment magnitude. the richter scale was early technology. >> probably a myth that i hear most often is my building is just fine in the loma prieta earthquake so everything is fine. is that true ? >> loma prieta was different. the ground acceleration here was quite moderate and the duration was moderate. so anyone that believes they survived a big earthquake and their building has been tested is sadly mistaken. >> we are planning for the bigger earthquake closer to san francisco and a fault totally independent. >> much stronger than the loma prieta earthquake. >> so people who were here in '89 they should say 3 times as strong and twice as long and that will give them more of an occasion of the earthquake we would have. 10 percent isn't really the threshold of damage. when you triple it you cross that line. it's much more damage in earthquake. >> i want to thank you, harvey, thanks pat for >> hello. you're watching the show that explores san francisco's love affair with food. there are at least 18 farmers markets in san francisco alone, prov
't just the fire department alone. it took a lot of work from the department of technology to the department of city planning, i saw brian strong here early and ken rich from the mayor's office. a whole host of people, and we have john green who is our department captain, who earlier this morning gave a very special blessing upstairs in the dining facility to all the members at station 1 and for blessing this building and all the work done here. few other folks that i would like to acknowledge, local 798, the men and women presented by tom o'connor behind me, thank you, tom. as well as some of his members of the executive board here, thanks very much to local 798. there is two retired deputies here. i have seen this happen. i'm grateful they came back because it's this early phase, he got us where we are at today. thank you very much. [ applause ] and also retired deputy chief of operation patrick guard who was a member of station one 1 gaevend us -- gave us a lot of input. most of my command staff is behind me. just like when you go out and run a call you count on each ot
is business and technology. just over a week ago he covered the first robotics competition in san jose. it's where some of the best and brightest high schoolers show off what they can really do. >> a lot of them come from schools you'd expect but one rookie team came out of nowhere and you won't believe where they are headed next. our gavin thomas picks up the story and talks about our bay area proud series. >> reporter: when mikayla brant walked into apollo high school on her first ever day as a teacher, she said she had one goal, not get eaten alive. apollo is a continuation school, the place for students who weren't doing well or going at all to their regular high school. the kids though, mikayla says, surprised her and together they're surprising a lot of others. their accomplishment is tonight's "bay area proud." >> reporter: the very first, first robotics competition was held more than 20 years ago, which means a lot of the teams at this month's regional in san jose have lots of experience. >> the robot in charge of the pneumatic pressure. >> reporter: the apollo high school illumina
that bullying now doesn't happen just in schools. with the internet and all of the technology that we have, it can happen anywhere. so thank you so much for being here, it's a great honor to host you here and i look forward to a very engaging conversation today. thank you. >> now i want to tell you my fae vifrt very favorite department of justice official. eric holder is my favorite department of justice official. tom perez is my second favorite department of justice official. we are very honored today that tom perez has come from washington, dc, to give welcoming remarks here at this summit. tom perez is the assistant attorney general of the civil rights division in washington, dc, he was nominated for that position by president obama and sworn in in october of 2009 and we are all the lucky -- we are all very lucky that that happened in october of 2009. tom has spent his entire career in public service and on protecting the civil rights of our most vulnerable people. tom actually joined the civil rights division as a young lawyer and while he was there he prosecuted some of the most
of technology says that early education baits boosts the economy by providing jobs to nearly 3 million people nationwide. ~ those people then spend their wages and pay taxes. by increasing the time, income, and resources for parents and caregivers of young children, we are building a solid foundation for lifelong development. children who attend early education programs have the benefit of relating to other students which can increase their social skills. children who have experience early childhood education are more socially competent in their preschool, kindergarten and school age years. in san francisco we still need over 15,000 slots for infants and preschool combined. there are approximately 36,785 children under the age of 13 and families with income levels eligible for child care subsidies. though children represent 42% of the city's child population. the need is great and it's unfulfilled right now. teachers and caregivers who provide our children with lifelong skills are invaluable to our society and we need to value and recognize their tremendous worth. today there are over 2000 ea
today after world wide technology meltdown left thousands of passengers stranded yesterday. kron4 mike pelton is live from s f o with an update this morning. >> the good news from the airport duty manager is that all american airlines flights are on time today. the bad news is that people will have their flights canceled yesterday have a whole to be able to get on a plane yesterday. this is just a terrible trouble bay. here is video of long lines and a computer failure forced the airline to ground there flights for several hours. they blame their reservation system and that was fixed but it caused a big backup which is why some passengers arrive early this morning. >> i know it was a lot of cancellations for american airlines flights. >> were you nervous? >> a little bit. >> i was a little upset because we have to get here so early. >> these two people were among a group of people were not going to take chances. they grow arrived here even before the ticket agents. they stated that they did face problems that wanted to make sure that they were first in line and were able to deal with i
technology meltdown left thousand passengers stranded yesterday. kron fours mike pelton is live from sfo with an update this morning. >> take a look at some of the video you can see long lines and a lot of canceled flights. a computer failure forced the airline to ground all flights frosfor several hours. the problem was fixed yesterday afternoon because they big back up and passengers unhappy. >> at this point i am waiting and i can't to the counter to find out what can be done. they said we're working on--i came to the counter >> everyone is just dealing with it. it is late. i cannot fight it. i cannot do anything about it. >> what did later cancelled? >> it was delayed. probably another for five hours. >> we do have calls into the airport to the manager they will be able to tell us the status of the american airline flights at sfo. when we get the update will pass along. i can tell you by walking to the terminal looking at the flight boards it appears that a lot of the american airline flights are on time this morning. want to chicago and went to boston it look like they are 45 minute
crossed. tens of thousands were stranded yesterday by a large technology meltdown. the airline is hoping for near normal operations today. we are in washington, dc, with the latest. >> good morning, kristen, a huge mess for american airlines. their systems are up and running this morning but the impact of the massive computer meltdown is still being felt today and some are even experiencing long lines at american airlines counters this morning. >> american airlines hopes to get the planes off the ground today but will not be running at full speed saying they fix add problem with the computer network that left tens of thousands of passengers stranded. still, there is a backlog after they ground all of the planes. >> waiting to see what is happen ing. we don't know what will happen. >> from dallas to chicago to miami, planes sat on the tarmac and passengers waited in long lines. in all, 1,000 flights were canceled and hundreds more were delayed. >> the positive aspect is everyone has been pleasant. not so great is we have no idea when we will get home. >> the computer meltdown left agents
facebook worked hard to get a provision in the reform bill that will be helpful to technology companies. the proposed new rules would allow facebook and other high- tech companies to avoid a requirement that they make a good faith effort to recruit americans for jobs before hiring foreign workers. the high-tech industry has long complained about a shortage of qualified engineers and other high-skilled workers here in the u.s. >>> america is footing most of the bill when it comes to overseas military bases. the senate armed services committee has found the u.s. is paying $10 billion a year to operate bases in countries including germany, japan and south korea. the report outlines problems in getting compensations from other countries and the pentagon may close some bases to save money. >>> the distinguished warfare medal was approved by leon panetta, and some lawmakers were concerned that the medal would be placed above those for battlefield valor. chuck hagel nixed the medal in favor of in addition to existing medals. >>> he's trying to rebuild a tainted political career. but now mark s
fire safety technologies. and improve the level of operating redundancy. this will be on all 24 of their ships as this, they say will expand the availability of postal services for the comfort of guest. this is if the ship was power. they had bad publicity what they had those accidents when the power was out and customers were left with a pretty bad vacation. there are hoping this will improve again and they will get good princely. policy. >> let us take a live look at the reopening of the exploratoryium . >> located now at pier 15 where they are during the ceremony to kick it off. we will be right back. >> that is it for this morning. a lot of new developments happening in the wake of the bombings of the marathon in boston. stay tuned for the 24/7 news channel for the latest. as was our web site kron4.com , facebook and twitter pages as an aberration become available. >> dr.
shows in terms of sales volume, and we all know how we're using our technology more and more every day for our personal lives and how we defend on it. for example, the national shooting sports foundation surveyed owners of modern sporting rifles in 2010 and found that 10% of them, 10% of all rifles sold had purchased their firearms at gun shows, whereas 25% had purchased them online. 25%. believe me, i understand the political stakes for my colleagues and i sympathize. i have been there. i understand it. and comes from states like west virginia, and no state has a higher regard for the second amendment rights to bear arms than my state. in fact, on the great seal of the state of west virginia, the preamble is montani sember liberai. in latin, that means mountaineers are always free. you know how we feel. one of the review states that became a state during the civil war, broke away from virginia at that time. but west virginians are also guided by a little common sense. i have said this. in west virginia, we know what nonsense is, we know what common sense is, and now we know what gun s
siloized perspectives. but i think until we actually take a step back and think about where technologies are going, it's going to be difficult for us to answer that question. and i don't have an expectation or i think could fairly ask any of you individually to do that task for the entire city. but if we don't do that, we're going to be spending $270 million over the next five years and i just want to make sure that that money is going to be put to good use. so, with that, colleagues, i appreciate your indulgence with this hearing and i look forward to future conversation about radios. >> thank you. colleagues, if there are no other questions, let's continue this to the call of the chair. without objection. thank you. [gavel] >> mr. young, is there any other business before us? >> that is the end itv this afternoon. >> great. thank you, everyone. meeting adjourned. [gavel]
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